Category Archives: PT

Postural Control in Very Preterm Children

[Source: ¬†Your Therapy Source] Recent research assessed the postural control of 90 very preterm (VPT) children (<30 weeks gestation) and 36 full term children (>37 weeks gestation) at four years old. Using a Wii Balance Board, various tasks were assessed … Continue reading


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Ask PediaStaff: I Have Filled out My Application With PediaStaff, What Happens Next?

After you have completed your screening questionnaire/interview, your profile and resume will be sent to the appropriate PediaStaff Staffing Consultant(s) for your geographic area. You will receive a notification from the PediaStaff career center confirming your application has been received … Continue reading


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Babies Born in Winter Start Crawling Earlier Than Those Born in Summer

[Source: Science Daily] The season of a baby’s birth influences its motor development during its first year of life, a new study by University of Haifa researcher’s shows. Babies born in the winter (between December and May) start crawling earlier … Continue reading


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Learning to Play the Piano? Sleep on It!

[Source: ¬†Science Daily] According to researchers at the University of Montreal, the regions of the brain below the cortex play an important role as we train our bodies’ movements and, critically, they interact more effectively after a night of sleep. … Continue reading


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Book Recommendation: Changes in Self Awareness Among Students with Brain Injuries

by McKay Moore Sohlberg, Ph.D., Bonnie Todis, Ph.D., and Ann Glang, Ph.D. This manual explains five factors that contribute to a student’s unawareness after acquired brain injury. It shows how to work with the student by using awareness activities consistently … Continue reading


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